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hey everybody, i haven't posted in a while, i hope everyone is o.k. anyway, i have a question about tussinex. they prescribed this to me for a bad head cold and sore throat. anyway, being the drug addict that i am (i wish i didn't even start this mess!!), i took WAAAY more than recommended. my question is this, does tussinex "back you up" more so than lorect or loratabs would? thanks in advance for your advice.
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wow!  actually i went to the ER because of severe cramping,  from tussionex...i think it was the worst in that area for some reason than any other drug i ever took...
i had severe cramping and didnt understand what it was from, a lot of pain!!!  i now know it was the tussionex, but it wouldnt have happened had i taken it properly...the tussionex caused this...it must have been because i was "backed up"...this was a few years ago now...be careful, and watch your diet...
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228936 tn?1249094248
Tussionex is the highest concentration of hydrocodone. I  5 ml. teasponn contains the same amount of dope as 2 vicodins. All dope makes you constipated and now they are coming out with a new drug to help people who are on long term opiates.
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One side affect of hydrocodone is constipation. So if it is in tussinex, it would also be a side affect. When was on lortabs, I would eat that yogurt Activa. It is suppose to help with the bowels. It seemed to help some. Also try to eat plenty of fiber.
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286124 tn?1214938528
when i say "back you up" i mean constipation.
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thanks worried..i knew it was hydrocodone...but thats all i knew...
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401095 tn?1351391770
so if you took 4 teaspoons that could be a substantial amount of lortab/hydrocodone   10 mg depending on the dosage in the tussinex
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401095 tn?1351391770
Tussinex varies according to RX but has a minimum dose of 2.5 mg of hydrocodone/lortab per teaspoon////polytussin has 6 mg of hydrocodone per teaspoon
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wow!!! now thats a word i havent heard of in years, tussionex...
what do you mean "back you up?"
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